they broke laws. they change the laws so they could continue to be able to discredit, dishonor, and finally attempt to eliminate an entire population, first making it illegal for jews to own property, businesses, for jews to marry people that they love. all of these provisions. i want to recount how we have been making progress in the opposite direction area just 40 years ago, 1972, the american psychiatric association, finally removed from this list of mental illnesses, homosexuality. that was an enormous game changer. once that was done, leaders like willie brown could reverse state law, which at that time, would have been a felony for a consensual adult of the same gender to have relations.